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Best free application uninstaller on Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any recommendations for a before&after software installation scanner/uninstaller? What is the best free software "uninstaller" for OS X?
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Default volume too high for headphones

Is there a way to change the default volume setting for headphones/line out, i.e. the one you get after plugging a jack in for the first time since you've turned your Mac on and started OSX? I'm ...
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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a free editor to edit comma-delimited text files, or .csv format.
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3answers
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Application to notify user of active VNC connection

I want something more visual than Apple’s very subtle binoculars in the top right status menu when there is an active incoming VNC connection to the machine. Preferably just a floating window ...
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1answer
886 views

how to use automator make this workflow?

I have a folder full of video file to upload to a youtube like video service, they don't provide any api, and the upload form is made of flash, that means I can't manipulate anything, so what I think ...
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1answer
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is it possible to write an application that can block call, disable writing text messages if you are driving

is it possible to write an application that can block call, disable writing text messages if you are driving or moving fast, regardless of any version of IOS?
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quick search using quick silver?

just got my first mac os computer. installed quick silver. (I rely heavily on launchy in windows) so, the cool feature i was able to achieve on windows using launchy, is that after saving "quick ...
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Can I transfer my purchased apps from iPod Touch 2G to the new iPod Touch 4g?

I bought the iPod Touch 2g 8GB about 2 years ago and I now want the iPod Touch 4g 32GB. Is there a way that all the apps and music I bought on the iPod Touch 2g can be transferred to the new one I ...
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1answer
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Natively written packet sniffer / inspector for OS X

I am looking for a packet sniffer / inspector which runs natively on OS X (Cocoa) and not with some sort of compatibility layer like X. Ideally I am looking for an application with the following ...
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1answer
490 views

Open PDF using Google Chrome

I like the fact that I can use Google's built in PDF viewer instead of a separate application (Adobe Acrobat). Normally I would open a Finder Window with the PDF and drag it to a tab on Google Chrome ...
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delete duplicate aliases created by itunes when adding songs stored in my external hard drive

I have all my songs in my external hard drive, which is encoded in ntfs. When I add them to itunes, using File -> Add To Library ... it create an alias of each file in my ...
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Are their drivers for the Apple Keyboard in Windows 7 64bit?(Bonus point: Where's Print Screen?)

I am using the official wired Apple Keyboard with my Windows 7 64bit Desktop, is there a source for official drivers anywhere? I'm kinda fine with the default setup, but I'd really like the ability ...
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3answers
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iPad useful life

The company I work for is thinking about getting a number of iPads. Normally with computer hardware (laptops/desktops) we plan for replacement every 3 years. Is it reasonable to expect the iPad to ...
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1answer
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Mac Rechargeable Battery - 13-inch Serial Number

Where are all the places I can locate the serial number for a Mac Rechargeable Battery? I know the serial number can be located on the battery itself as well as on the Mac they were used with, but is ...
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1answer
194 views

Can you help me cure font outlines (as opposed to the font itself) showing up in webpages?

I am having some issues with fonts rendering improperly across browsers. Essentially i am just getting outlines, an example can be viewed her. For example on this page. ...
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2answers
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Microsoft Word right-to-left (RTL) support

I have on my Mac - Microsoft Word 2010, now … I want to write from right to left ( not only text-align right, but direction ltr). I'll be thankful for some help. :)
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0answers
167 views

Unsecured Call Message [closed]

I just installed iOS 5 and I constantly get this annoying message: How do I turn it off?
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6answers
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Subtitle editor for OSX?

I have a video in mp4 (MPEG-4) and I would like to add subtitles to it. What tool or application would you recommend to help me write and sync the subtitles with the video?
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1answer
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I need to extend the range of an Airport Extreme?

I bought an Airport Extreme and need to extend it's reach. I currently own a TimeCapsule. I believe the TimeCapsule also has the wifi creating capabilities of the Airport Extreme. Can I hook up my ...
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1answer
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Reassign Trackpad Gestures?

The current behavior for an upward four-finger swipe on the trackpad is to move all Windows to the side and display your desktop. I personally have no use for this since I keep absolutely nothing on ...
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3answers
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It is required to have a mac to build iphone application or we can use VirtualBox to emulate the MAC OS X platform?

It is required to have a mac to build iphone application or we can use VirtualBox to emulate the MAC OS X platform and do the same task ? Is there any license restriction ? Thanks.
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Share links, notes, and pictures between iPhone and Mac?

Just like the newly presented iMessage but instead of just between iOS devices, with the Mac too. I've looked at Handoff. It can only send links to the iPhone from the Mac. I've looked at Droplr. It ...
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4answers
4k views

os x terminal -remove files older than x days

trying to create a scripts that deletes files older than X days. It seemed straight forward enough but all files seem to be getting removed? find /Volumes/Groups/Projects/530_BFAMI/test/ -ctime +30 ...
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2answers
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Aperture: during Import, keys to check/uncheck an image?

In Aperture 3, at the beginning of the Import process, one can select/check or unselect/uncheck images one by one. But it requires the mouse. In the Viewer view, during that selection process, I can ...
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1answer
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Transfer files between bootcamp partitions

I am using Snow Leopard and Windows 7 with bootcamp. I would like to be able to save some files to my OSX partition from Windows. I would also like to have files (say, photos, source code, etc) that I ...
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3answers
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How come YouTube videos play without Flash support in OS?

A relative told me that iOS can playback YouTube videos. I thought that YouTube requires Flash. How come this is possible without Flash in iOS?
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1answer
487 views

Access a printer on the network that is connected via USB to a Windows 7 PC

I have a Canon PIXMA iP5000 printer that is connected via USB to a Windows 7 PC. I'm trying to access it via my Mac running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. I've tried the steps in the following article: ...
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iPhone has addresses - will that first sync remove them?

We have an older iPhone (8GB, 1st gen, jailbroken) that my girlfriend got from a friend (now on sabbatical, so no tech support). It's running iOS 3, the last version possible on a 1st-gen phone - I ...
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3answers
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Why is python's “easy_install” installing into the wrong directory?

I've installed python 2.7 with the dmg-installer of the official python page. After typing which python in terminal, I get this: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/bin/python But when ...
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6answers
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How can I copy and paste multiple texts?

I would like to copy several different texts/things at the same time and paste them in any order. Does anyone know any good Mac OS X software or plugin that can handle multiple copy/paste?
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4answers
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iPhone Apps in Waiting mode for the last 4 days

I tried to download the "Dictionary Free" app from the App Store four days ago, but it's been stuck in "Waiting" ever since. I've tried everything: rebooting the phone, restoring from an iTunes ...
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4answers
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How do I call myself using Facetime?

I have Facetime on my MacBook and Facetime on my iPad. Of course I also have one Apple ID account. Sometimes the family uses the iPad while I'm away. I'd like to be able to call "myself", that is ...
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4answers
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What app to use for high res webcam photo capture?

Photo Booth does 640x480. I know the HD webcam on the 2011 MacBook Pros can do better than that. What app can I use for taking full resolution stills?
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1answer
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How do I install the VLC Web Browser Plugin in Firefox?

I am running OS X Version 10.6.7 and Firefox 4.0.1. I am trying to install the Web browser plugins for 10.5 and later (release 1.0.5), there is not a newer version of the plugin at the moment. I ...
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4answers
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How many HD video minutes do I get per 1GB of free storage?

I have 7GB free. If I give that to someone to record, what sort of ballpark figure would I get for a HD video recording? There may be about 10 individual videos being recorded over a couple of hours, ...
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2answers
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Viewing a PDF with links on iPad

Are there any (hopefully free) iPad apps for viewing PDFs containing links? For instance, I have a long PDF with a table of contents in the beginning containing links to later parts of the PDF. These ...
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votes
1answer
277 views

limit resource use of java app

I'm using the 'Diablo' app to mine bitcoins on my work computer. But since I need to use that computer, I don't want it to consume all my resources as it is wont to do. Anyway to limit it to use ...
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1answer
756 views

Can tables from Pages be reused in Numbers to create graphs?

I created a table in Pages '09 and pasted it into Numbers '09 to see if it worked, then I created a graph for it, still in Numbers, but the graph displayed no data as you can see from the screenshot. ...
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1answer
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How to change power savings settings on iPad 2, iOS 4.3.3

After a few minutes, if I haven't touched the iPad 2's screen, it goes dim and then turns off. I suppose this is a power savings behavior; however, when it is connected to my computer I don't want it ...
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2answers
909 views

How can I implement AirPrint using any mac-served printer using this “DNS-SD” configuration?

AirPrint is a function on iOS that allows you to print from your iPad (or whatever) to certain wireless printers. Sadly, there are only a dozen or so compatible printers. However, on the article on ...
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2answers
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What memory to buy for macbook pro 17" early 2011?

What brand/model of memory do I need to buy for a macbook pro 17" early 2011 model? On Apple's memory page, they just say DDR3 1333mhz SODIMM. So I went to purchase some from Newegg and happened to ...
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9answers
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Is it possible to export all my iPhone contacts to my iPad 2?

Does anyone know of a way to export all my contacts from my iPhone straight into my iPad 2 without having to re-type all of them in?
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4answers
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Where can I buy the four hard drive screws for my MacBook Pro 2011 15" (pic)

I'm trying to find four replacement mounting screws for the 2.5" hard drive in my MacBook Pro 2011 15". Here's a pic of the four screws (one attached to hard drive). I tried Googling and can't find ...
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2answers
183 views

How Do I Run Xcode

I just downloaded and installed Xcode on my MacBook Pro, but I don't see it under Applications or Utilities. I also don't see a shortcut at the bottom. How do I run it?
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2answers
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Does overcharging an iPhone degrade its life?

I often like to charge my iPhone for long periods at a time (like say when I'd get home I will just plug it into the charger regardless of how much battery there is left). Will this spoil my phone by ...
0
votes
1answer
233 views

Angle Bracket Characters in Apple TV2 On Screen Keyboard

I've speen a while trying to figure this out to no avail. On 4.3.1 Apple TV2's Onscreen Keyboard, I can't find some characters, in particular angle brackets (< and >). I know some characters can ...
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1answer
817 views

How much space is recommended for a Windows 7 Bootcamp installation besides Snow Leopard?

How much space is recommended for a Windows 7 Bootcamp installation besides Snow Leopard? I thought of 30 Gigabyte. Would that be sufficient?
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5answers
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How do I delete forward on a Macbook Pro?

I know this: Fn + backspace - "del" key (delete letter to the right) <-- where's the Fn key in the MBP? Alt + backspace - Delete last word Command + backspace - Delete whole line Now... there ...
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1answer
534 views

I Installed The Unarchiver from the App Store - where should it be?

I'm a long-time The Unarchiver user. I noticed today that it can be installed and package-controlled by the App Store. I'm a total App Store novice. Normally The Unarchiver sits in ...
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2answers
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Find folder on network drive, based on username using bash shell in Automator.

I'm new to Automator, but I've had a Mac for quite some time, and I'm not a total noob. :) Here is my problem: Users need to make a backup (to desktop) of a folder located on a network drive. The ...

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